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Mar 16, 2013 8:00am EDT
with a friend of his who worked at nasa who's an engineer. and some of them are very straightforward. this was a rod that he used to measure, this is a 10-foot rod which you can see can be moved up and down if you're on bumpy ground. he invented several of these. there's another version of it, figure 2. figure 3 seems to be sort of what's called an escapeman counter so he'd click once and by the end of the year sort of as museum guards do sort of tallying so that he could verify what he had in his notebooks with what was on the counter. this was a very elaborate version of a measuring rod. this is 50 feet long. and it is built for incredible support so that it could stay steady each though it was very heavy and very long. has a foldable version which is figure 5 which you can see, we think, folds in so it would be easier to carry. randel also did tests on these instruments to make sure, to understand how they expanded in certain temperatures, in certain weather conditions. this, again, put him very much in the realm of a gee debtic surveyor. and the 1821 map, which i'll show you in a
Mar 19, 2013 12:00pm EDT
ride, a very happy and blessed memory who passed away last year, was asked by nasa to do a strategic plan and what should nasa be looking at. should we be going to mars? dare we go even further, venus? what about -- should we do it with human beings, should we do it with robots? but dr. ride came back with many suggestions but one of which was she said that we should study the planet earth as if it were a planet in our solar system. she said there was a great belief that there was even intelligent life on planet earth and we'll continue to search for it from time to time here. now, i'm -- but really, dr. ride encouraged us to really look at our own planet. and our own planet, as if those from outside of our solar system, were looking at us. because she said that what every astronaut feels -- and i've talked to many along with senators nelson, glenn and gar garn -- is that when they go up and see the majestic universe that god has created, their greatest thrill is to look back on the planet earth and how touching and how moving it is and how we want to protect it. and we need to prote
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am EDT
. and kellan has a masters in public health, nasa public health and global public health policy and a master of arts in international development from george washington university. he received his undergraduate degree with high honors from swarthmore college. and i do believe that this is the most well educated and experienced them that i've ever had the budget to moderate. so thank you all for being here with us. we just learn from these presentations that discrimination, the travel along the fault lines of social and economic and inequality can system marginalizes lgbt people and people wer who are living wh hiv and aids. as a result, these populations expect severe disparities. thought want to turn to you first, jeff, and ask you to unpack this a little bit for us. can you talk to us about the other discriminatory social determinant of health like racism and violence against women and poverty? and how they multiply disparities that we saw earlier? >> the first thing i would say is this is than the history of the epidemic from beginning. we saw this terrifying new epidemic come along, and
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